A few years back, harvesting small grain was done just one way—when we thought the grain was ready to cut, or should be harvested to save it, we cut it with a binder, dried it in the shock and then threshed it.
Burnett, L. C.
"When Shall We Harvest?,"
Farm Science Reporter: Vol. 2
, Article 2.
Available at: http://lib.dr.iastate.edu/farmsciencereporter/vol2/iss3/2